In Good Company

I was inspired to acknowledge my cousin’s son on the occasion of his 13th birthday. This rite of passage is often overlooked for the significant transition that it is for both young men and young women, and I am honoured to share this offering of encouragement.     In Good Company   At the dawn […]

Talking to Myself

Today I’d like to reflect about the practice of talking with one’s self. I’ve become used to talking with my self over many years of my life. I think it’s a way I’ve kept in touch with my self, to hear my own voice over the din of external voices, opinions and perspectives that are […]

My Dream Home

I woke up in my dream home this morning. Each day it just keeps getting better, this place where I live. I have grown through three dozen residences in the last thirty years since I showed up on the west coast of Canada. At twenty-one, I journeyed across from Ontario, by train and thumb, coincidentally […]

The Joy of Paying with Cash

My aunt always kept very meticulous records of her expenses throughout her life, and made solid investments, resulting in a stable financial situation for her now in her later years. For me, this kind of personal financial responsibility has been slow to surface. Since March of this year, I have embraced the opportunity to meet […]